Pakistan

India attempting to obliterate distinct Kashmiri identity: PM Imran Khan at UNGA

“While the Nazis’ hate was directed at the Jews, the RSS directs it at the Muslims, and to a lesser extent, the Christians,” he said, adding that the extremist ideologists believe that India is exclusively for Hindus and others are not equal citizens. “The secularism of Gandhi and Nehru has …

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Skardu: Two men handed death penalty for raping, filming teenager

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Friday handed capital punishment to two men for raping and filming a teenager in Skardu. ATC Judge Mahmoodul Hassan announced the verdict, sentencing Muzaffar Abbas and Tajamul Hussain to death. Besides, both were also handed life imprisonment and are required to pay a fine …

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Pak Army conducts military drills in Saleh Pat: ISPR

Pakistan Army conducted military drills in Rahim Yar Khan and Saleh Pat on Friday, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement. According to ISPR, Corps Commander Karachi, Lt. General Humayun Aziz witnessed the drills and lauded operational preparedness of the personnel and standard of the military exercises. Troops from …

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PM Imran to address UNGA Session today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will address the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today (Friday) via a video link. The general debate of the 193-member assembly, which is traditionally a high-profile annual UN event, opened on September 22. However, this year it has been trimmed-down, with world …

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Afghan peace process; Spoilers can pose ‘formidable challenges: FM Quresh

Talking about the Afghan peace process, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday warned against “spoilers from within and without”, adding that they will pose formidable challenges for peace to prevail in the region. “Constant vigilance will be required to guard against their machinations,” said the foreign minister, referring to …

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Saeed Ghani directs educational institutions to ensure implementation on SOPs

Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Thursday paid surprise visits to various schools and colleges in the district east of the metropolis to review implementation on the health-related guidelines to contain coronavirus. The minister reviewed the arrangements at the educational institutions and directed to ensure social distancing and implementation on …

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Sir Syed Express collides with tractor-trolley near Khanpur

A Karachi-bound Sir Syed Express rammed into tractor-trolley near Khanpur tehsil of Rahim Yar Khan district of Punjab here on Wednesday. According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Railways, a Sir Syed Express train, travelling from Rawalpindi to Karachi collided with tractor-trolley near Khanpur tehsil of RahimYar Khan district. The spokesperson …

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Foreign diplomats, defence attaches to visit LoC today

Foreign diplomats and defence attaches of 24 countries posted in Pakistan will visit the Line of Control (LoC) in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) to get briefing over the continuous ceasefire violations from the Indian side. Foreign diplomats and defence attaches of Saudi Arabia, Turkey, South Africa, Palestine, European Union, …

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PM Imran Khan yearning to see me go to jail: Shehbaz Sharif

PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said that although Prime Minister Imran Khan is “yearning” to see him “go to jail”, it is what he considers “a small price to pay” in the service of the nation. Addressing a press conference in Lahore, he vowed that he and party supremo …

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Gilgit Baltistan elections on Nov 15 as president approves summary

President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday gave a go-ahead to holding of general elections for the Gilgit-Baltistan assembly on November 15. He approved a summary regarding the polls sent to him by Prime Minister Imran Khan. The Legislative Assembly of Gilgit Baltistan was dissolved after it completed its five-year tenure …

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